As a local Vancouverite and experienced traveler, I welcome tourists to British Columbia and Canada! But not every traveler arrives in BC prepared for the rainy season, mountain hikes, or coastal activities. What do you need to take when you travel to Vancouver? If you’re… Read More »10 Things to Take When You Visit Vancouver, BC
We have two dogs and a cat; finding dog boarding or house sitting services when we go on vacation is more difficult than asking a neighbor to feed our cat. We don’t have fish or birds as pets, though right now I can hear a woodpecker trying to drill his way through our metal chimney! This is makes my dog Georgie anxious and restless — and so does the thought of being boarded while we travel.
If you’re wondering about the best things to see and do on the North Shore of Vancouver, you’ve come to the right place! I’m a travel blogger and author; I’ve lived in Deep Cove for 10 years and on the North Shore for 13. I’m… Read More »What Is the Best Thing to Do in Deep Cove? Ask a Local
Travel bans are costly, frustrating, and even painful. You planned your trip months ago, but a travel ban is forcing you to stay home. Or maybe you can’t return home after a vacation; you’re banned from traveling because of a health pandemic such as the… Read More »3 Ways to Cope When You’re Banned From Traveling
A theme-based vacation is a type of travel that goes beyond “just” enjoying a tropical beach holiday or going on a cultural tour in Italy. How do you plan a theme-based holiday, vacation or cruise that is both creative and fun? Theme vacations are more… Read More »18 Ideas for Creative, Meaningful Theme Vacations